University of Iowa Athletics
Multi Events

Kassidy Ellis

Class Fr.
Hometown Bakersfield, Calif.
High School Frontier

2015 — Indoor – placed eighth in long jump with a collegiate-best 19-5 1/2 (5.93m) at Big Ten Championships… that mark ranks fifth all-time at Iowa… placed second in long jump at Alex Wilson Invite (18-5 3/4, 5.63m)… ran 60 meters (7.83) at Husker Invite… placed eighth in long jump (18-1 1/2, 5.52m) and ran 60 meters (7.95) at ISU Classic… Outdoor – ran third leg on team-leading 400-meter relay that placed second at Big Ten Championships (44.71)… that time ranks fourth all-time at Iowa… ran lead leg on 400-meter relay that posted a 45.07 in prelims at Drake Relays… that time ranks ninth all-time at Iowa… ran lead leg on 400-meter relay that placed 23rd at NCAA West Preliminary (45.72)… placed fifth in long jump with a collegiate-best 19-6 1/4, 5.95m) at Musco Twilight, which ranks seventh all-time at Iowa… placed 11th in long jump at Big Ten Championships (18-11 3/4, 5.78m)… ran 100 meters (12.24) at Beach Invite… academic All-Big Ten… letterwinner.

2014 — Indoor – led team in pentathlon (3,346 points) and 60-meter hurdles (9.05)… placed 14th in pentathlon at Big Ten Championships with a collegiate-best 3,346 points… that total ranks 10th all-time at Iowa… posted collegiate-best 32-10 1/2 (10.02m) in shot put as part of Big Ten pentathlon… placed seventh in pentathlon at Bill Bergan Invite (3,266 points)… placed third in 60-meter hurdles (9.06 – running a collegiate-best 9.05 in prelims) and placed fourth in long jump with a collegiate-best 17-3 1/2 (5.27m) at Iowa Invite… placed 11th in high jump at Big 4 Duals (4-11, 1.50m) and 16th at Jack Johnson Classic (5-2 1/2, 1.59m)… academic All-Big Ten. Outdoor – leads team in heptathlon (4,242 points) and 100-meter hurdles (15.28)… heptathlon point total ranks eighth all-time at Iowa… placed 14th in hepathlon at Drake Relays (4,242 points), posting collegiate bests in four events… placed seventh in high jump (5-1 3/4, 1.57m) and long jump (17-5 1/4, 5.31m), and eighth in javelin (99-4, 30.28m) at Illinois Twilight… placed seventh in javelin (92-9, 28.27m), 12th in long jump (15-8 1/4, 4.78m), 13th in 100-meter hurdles (15.28) and 16th in 200 meters (27.94) at Musco Twilight… placed 10th in javelin at Arkansas Spring Invite (94-8, 28.87m)… letterwinner.

2013 — Indoor – placed seventh in pentathlonat Bill Bergan Invite with a collegiate-best 3,182points… posted collegiate bests in all fi ve BillBergan Invite pentathlon events… placed eighthin 60-meter hurdles at adidas Classic (9.16)…placed second in 60-meter hurdles (9.17), fourthin long jump (15-1 1/4, 4.60m) and ninth in shotput (25-7 1/4, 7.80m) at Iowa Open… Outdoor– did not compete… Dean’s List.

High School – four-time first team All-League selection… two-time All-Area selection… finished in the top 20 in the 110-meter hurldes at the California State meet her senior season and top 15 in the 300-meter hurdles her junior season.

Personal – born August 5, 1994… daughter of Cheryl and Garro Ellis… speech pathology major.

Ellis’ Collegiate Bests
Event Mark Meet Date
60 Meters(I) 7.83 at Husker Invitational 2/6/15
60 Hurdles (I) 9.05 Iowa Invitational 2/21/14
100 Meters (O) 12.24 Beach Invitational 4/18/15
100 Hurdles (O) 15.28 Musco Twilight 5/3/14
200 Meters (O) 27.43 at Drake Relays 4/23/14
800 Meters (I) 2:27.96 at Bill Bergan Invitational 1/25/13
800 Meters (O) 2:36.51 at Drake Relays 4/24/14
High Jump (I) 5-2 1/2 (1.59m) 2x, last at Bill Bergan Invitational 1/31/14
High Jump (O) 5-1 3/4 (1.57m) at Illinois Twilight 4/12/14
Long Jump (I) 19-5 1/2 (5.93m) at Big Ten Championships 2/28/15
Long Jump (O) 19-6 1/4 (5.95m) Musco Twilight 5/2/15
Shot Put (I) 32-10 1/2 (10.02m) at Big Ten Championships 2/28/14
Shot Put (O) 30-8 1/2 (9.36m) at Drake Relays 4/23/14
Javelin (O) 106-10 1/4 (32.57m) at Drake Relays 4/24/14
Pentathlon (I) 3,346 points at Big Ten Championships 2/28/14
Heptathlon (O) 4,242 points at Drake Relays 4/23-24/14